Notice of Data Incident
August 1, 2023

Dear Patients:
We post this Notice pursuant to the United States Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) to inform you about a data incident involving an unauthorized release of patient Protected Health Information (“PHI”), as that is defined by HIPAA, at Gary Motykie, M.D., a Medical Corporation and Gary Motykie, M.D. (“Practice”), a covered entity under HIPAA.

PHI, as defined by HIPAA, is information that is “created, received, maintained, or transmitted by or on behalf of the health care component of the Covered Entity.” § 164.105 (a)(2)(i)(D). Information that is created or received by a Covered Entity and that relates to the past, present, or future physical or mental health or condition of an individual; or the past, present, or future payment for the provision of healthcare to an individual is considered PHI. PHI is required to be protected when transmitted or maintained in any form by a Covered Entity. Individual identifiers (including but not limited to name, address, telephone number, fax, email address, social security number, medical record number, etc.) maintained in a designated record set along with health information (including but not limited to x-rays, images, scans, physician notes, diagnoses, treatment, eligibility approvals, claims, remittances, etc.) are collectively considered PHI.

Event Description:
On or about June 6, 2023, an initial technical analysis of the Practice’s information technology network determined an unauthorized release of PHI occurred to an unknown third party. The initial analysis determined that the unknown third party accessed the Practice’s network. It was further determined that the unknown third party acquired some of the Practice’s patient’s unencrypted PHI and that party was not authorized to do so and did so in an unlawful manner.

The information that may have been accessed or acquired during this unauthorized access included:

  • First and last name 
  • Social Security Number (if provided)
  • Address
  • Driver’s license or identification card number
  • Financial account or payment card number, in combination with any required CVV code
  • Intake forms, which may include medical information and history
  • Images taken in connection with the services rendered at our office
  • Health insurance information (if provided)
Steps Taken to Address:
Upon discovery, the Practice took the following immediate steps to address the situation:
  • Computers and servers replaced
  • Network passwords changed
  • Endpoint detection, virus, and malware detection tools and software installed on workstations and server
  • Limitations concerning Internet access
  • Access controls put in place for users based on role and responsibility
  • Server policies in place
  • Device locking mechanisms
  • Multi factor authentication enabled
  • Network segregation efforts
  • Encryption of devices
  • Additional workforce training
Risk Assessment:

The Practice conducted a risk assessment to evaluate the potential harm to potentially impacted individuals. Based on that assessment, it is determined that there is a high risk of harm. It is essential for potentially impacted individuals to remain vigilant in monitoring their personal accounts and data and promptly report any suspicious activity to law enforcement or their financial institutions.

Assistance and Resources:
Starting on or about June 22, 2023, letters were mailed to patients providing the following resources to assist the potentially impacted individuals, offering at no cost:
  • two (2) years of no cost Triple Bureau Credit Monitoring/Triple Bureau Credit Report/Triple Bureau Credit Score/Cyber Monitoring services.
  • the services also include reviewing whether Information appears on the dark web and alert the individual if such Information is found online.
  • proactive fraud assistance to help with any questions in event a potentially impacted persons becomes a victim of fraud.

Steps to Prevent Future Incidents: We deeply regret any inconvenience or concern this Incident may cause. The Practice is taking numerous steps to help prevent similar Incidents in the future. We will continue to review and enhance our security measures, policies, and employee training.

If you failed to receive your letter in the mail, and/or if there is a concern your mailing address has changed since you were a patient at the Practice, please contact 1-800-405-6108 or call our office immediately at 310-246-2355 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Pacific time, Monday through Friday.

Brazilian Butt Lift Augmentation Before and After Photos

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Brazilian Butt Lift Augmentation Before and After Photos

brazillian butt lift before and after photos

 Brazilian butt lift plastic surgery procedure can be performed using a few different surgical techniques. An experienced cosmetic surgeon will try to educate the patient about various aspects of the procedure during the initial consultation.

This is where Brazilian butt lift before and after pictures can play a useful role. Dr. Gary Motykie provides these pictures to his patients in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, and nearby areas to help them make an informed decision.

What are Brazilian Butt Lift Before and After Photographs?

Before and after photographs in case of a Brazilian butt lift augmentation cosmetic surgery refer to a pair or group of pictures pertaining to an earlier patient who has undergone the same surgery successfully. The pictures include photos taken before the procedure and after the procedure at a time when initial bruising and swelling has subsided and full effects of the surgery have appeared.

The photographs are taken with the consent of the patient, and show discreetly to new patients. The goal of the plastic surgeon is to educate new patients about the potential effectiveness of the surgery. The photos serve as a visual tool to explain the procedure and help a new patient make an informed choice.


Brazilian butt lift surgery can be performed using different surgical approaches and techniques. Some patients may need more pronounced outcomes, while others may be looking for subtle results. With the availability of butt lift before and after pictures, the cosmetic surgeon is in a better position to discuss various possibilities with the patient.

The patient can also communicate their needs in a better way, and choose the pictures which they find more appealing in terms of desired results. In that sense, Brazilian butt lift before and after photos help improve the objectivity of discussion during the initial consultation. Dr. Motykie ensures that his patients in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, and other areas receive access to these photos.

Staying Realistic

Success in any plastic surgery procedure, including Brazilian butt lift augmentation can be achieved in a better way when the patient has a positive frame of mind, clear aesthetic goals, and realistic expectations. Prior to the procedure, some patients may only have a vague idea of how a butt lift surgery can enhance their appearance. If the patient forms unrealistic expectations, it can lead to disappointment in the end, even when the procedure may have been performed very effectively.

To avoid this unpleasant scenario, the surgeon can make use of butt lift before and after photos. When these pictures are used, it mitigates the risk of misunderstanding for everyone involved, and brings more objectivity to the pre-op consultations.

Photos on the Web

Some cosmetic surgeons may choose to provide Brazilian butt lift before and after photos on their practice website. New patients can simply visit the site and review the photos online to learn more about the procedure. Once they are convinced about the potential effectiveness of the surgery as per their needs, they may decide to visit the surgeon’s office for a consultation.

To see more services and treatments provided by Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Motykie in Beverly Hills | Los Angeles and his team please visit: